Marketplace Operations Lead

Feel like supporting the world’s biggest sport brand and cooperate with one of their biggest accounts? We got the right position for you, as a Marketplace Operations Lead.

This is a temporary role for 6 months, for 40 hours per week.

What does the role involve?

As our Supply Chain Operations (Marketplace Operations) Lead for our Marketplace Units (MPU) you always start with the consumer in mind. You improve service, growth and profitability to meet the financial and operational targets of your MPU, while delivering on the strategy. You have a deep understanding of business operations and are accountable for consumer/athlete/customer satisfaction, operational reliability, and improving inventory efficiency. You utilize diagnostic and predictive analytics to make smart business decisions. You keep your business partners informed and engaged of risks and opportunities, and you actively partner with your MPU and other operational functions, to find optimal supply chain and commercial solutions. You engage in key projects evolving existing business capabilities using agile principles.

What will you be doing?

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute efficient order management to plan and deliver seasonal order books for your customers.
  • You will be responsible for order execution and will be working in close alignment with the account, distribution and carrier teams.
  • Optimize the orderbook, depending on the market demand, inventory (holds), coverage, cancellations, in season demand and other services. You will also support in setting shipping goals and track progress against the targets of your customer or Marketplace Unit (MPU)
  • Work in partnership with your Customer/MPU team and develop excellent working relationships.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities or new solutions, and drive cross functional projects to implement enhancements.
  • Focus on performance; understanding supply chain performance metrics, performing data deep dives and analyses, driving concrete actions to improve performance.

Waar ga je werken?

Why do I want to work here?

Although the current situation is a full work from home situation, NIKE EHQ is based on an inspiring campus in Hilversum. A dynamic, energizing place to work that reflects the values and spirit of the brand. Colleagues from all over the world and located in and amongst numerous parks, cycling lanes and running tracks. Furthermore, this package includes:

  • 25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year
  • Commuting allowance EUR 0.19 cent per km/max of EUR 6 net per day
  • 8.33% holiday allowance
  • After 26 work weeks participation in pension plan
  • Free access to the online learning platform Adecco Academy
  • Free access to online NIKE training Club app and work outs via Zoom  
  • As of January 2022, a new Hybrid Model will be introduced; working 3 days at the office and 2 days from home

Wat vragen wij?

This is why the role is a great match for me

  • 1-3 years of experience in a supply chain, allocation, planning, or back of house leadership role for a Retail or Consumer Goods business, and a passion for operations
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to drive a best-in-class customer service
  • Analytical skills which support a result driven approach delivering operational excellence
  • Innovative mentality and proven track record in leading and delivering process improvement
  • You will demonstrate knowledge of Financial acumen, Modeling & Analysis, Order management.
  • Digital literacy: MS office, advanced Excel, SAP, Cognos, and Tableau
  • Ability to work on a constant changing environment. Team spirit where you will be sharing experiences and responsibilities.

Sounds great, how do I apply?

Apply now via and share your English resume. If you need more information about the team, the company, the role; feel free to give Marc a call at +31 (0)6 13443231. He will be more than happy to support!